Performer: Guy Johnston

Latest reviewsSee more...

Celebrating Finnish nationhood

An all-Sibelius programme given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo, featuring a UK première, an instrumental rarity and the First Symphony.
****1
Read more

A Russian journey of the spirit at King's Place

Joan Rodger's idiomatic soprano and the surging cello obbligato were revelatory in this symbolist paean.
****1
Read more

Oramo doesn't rock the boat in Mahler

An enterprising programme featuring a rare Haydn symphony, a new work by Charlotte Bray and Mahler 5, played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo and with Guy Johnston as cello soloist.
***11
Read more

Proms Chamber Music 2: 12 cellists and a soprano

Guy Johnston and friends in a varied programme of works and arrangements for 12 cellos, joined by soprano Golda Schultz in tender and spirited Villa-Lobos.
***11
Read more

A celebration of Qatar in Edinburgh

A “post-season friendly” for the RSNO, this Usher Hall concert formed part of the Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture Musical Celebration. Knowing almost nothing of this former British protectorate, I was surprised to discover that the population is just under two million – approximately 40% of Scotland’s.
***11
Read more